Author Archives: Kim Rodgers

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just published guidelines to support clinicians in diagnosing, evaluating, and managing infants with possible congenital Zika virus. The revised guidance updates recommendations for the diagnosis, evaluation, and…

Training Course: Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), revamped their Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) course. EHTER helps prepare environmental health professionals and other emergency response personnel…

Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response: Assessing the Legal and Institutional Framework for Interagency Information Sharing

The 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aims to create an integrated food safety system. The free flow of information is vital to reaching the goal of such a system, but, unfortunately, information sharing among…